What’s Your High School - Literature IQ?

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  • 1. 
    What is the subtitle to Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein"?
    • A. 

      And His Fantastic Creature

    • B. 

      The Man Who Played God

    • C. 

      A Modern Prometheus

    • D. 

      Granter Of Immortality

  • 2. 
    What are the names of Hamlet's school friends who come to comfort him?
    • A. 

      Rosencrantz And Guildenstern

    • B. 

      Horatio And Laertes

    • C. 

      Mercutio And Benvolio

    • D. 

      Estragon And Vladimir

  • 3. 
    Where does Holden Caulfield end up at the end of "Catcher in the Rye'?
    • A. 

      Reinstated At His Old School

    • B. 

      At A New School

    • C. 

      At His Parents House

    • D. 

      In A Mental Institution

  • 4. 
    What do transition words indicate?
    • A. 

      Disjointed Thoughts

    • B. 

      Relationships

    • C. 

      Unimportant Ideas

    • D. 

      Exclamations

  • 5. 
    Of these, which transition word would show similarity?
    • A. 

      Likewise

    • B. 

      On The Other Hand

    • C. 

      At First

    • D. 

      However

  • 6. 
    The book "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck was set in what time period?
    • A. 

      The Civil War

    • B. 

      The Great Depression

    • C. 

      World War Two

    • D. 

      The Revolutionary War

  • 7. 
    Who is the author of the book "Pride and Prejudice"?
    • A. 

      Jane Austen

    • B. 

      J.K. Rowling

    • C. 

      Emily Dickinson

    • D. 

      Emily Bronte

  • 8. 
    In the "Awakening", during what season does Edna's romance with Robert bloom?
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Winter

  • 9. 
    In the "Odyssey", how does Odysseus escape the storm created by Poseidon?
    • A. 

      He Begs Poseidon For Mercy

    • B. 

      He Swims Ashore

    • C. 

      Athena Rescues Him

    • D. 

      Zeus Sends Hermes To His Rescue

  • 10. 
    What is written at the very top of a business letter?
    • A. 

      The Greeting

    • B. 

      The Letterhead Or Sender's Address

    • C. 

      The Salutation

    • D. 

      The Addressee's Name

  • 11. 
    What does the phrase "mea culpa" mean?
    • A. 

      I Am Innocent

    • B. 

      I Am To Blame

    • C. 

      Forgive Me

    • D. 

      It Is My Problem

  • 12. 
    What does the word "zeitgeist" mean?
    • A. 

      Spirit

    • B. 

      Poltergeist

    • C. 

      Spirit Of The Time

    • D. 

      Vengeful Spirit

  • 13. 
    English borrowed the word "tsunami" from what language?
    • A. 

      Japanese

    • B. 

      Maori

    • C. 

      Korean

    • D. 

      Polynesian

  • 14. 
    In which language did the word "acrobat" originate?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      Dutch

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      Latin

  • 15. 
    In the sentence "He runs", what form of verb is used?
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Intransitive

    • D. 

      Helping

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